Lace front wigs are loved by the customers for their convenience and realistic look, people always choose lace front when they want to change their hairstyles by wearing wigs. Maybe you have read many words about how to put on a lace front wig, here, we will share another topic that you will be interested in, how to remove your lace front wig painlessly.

As we know, preparation is about half a success. To remove a lace wig, you need to prepare something first:

1. Warm water

No matter what season it is, warm water will help you to remove the wig glue without any stimulation.

2. Lace Front Solvent

It is an essential product if you want to remove a lace wig with glue, it is a special product for dissolving the glue. There are many solvents available on the market, you can buy them from a hair salon or wig shop. These solvents can and will soften adhesives for easier removal. If you can't get it temporarily, isopropyl alcohol works just fine.

3. Skin Cream

After removing the wig, you need to use any cream or any kind of emollient oil on your head and forehead to help soothe the skin that has been stretched during the tightening of the wig before lace.

4. Cotton bud

Maybe some people are sensitive with the Solvent, so try to avoid hand touch when you apply it. So, prepare some cotton buds or a small brush and they will be very convenient to help you.


Skin Test - Before using the solvent, test your skin's sensitivity to the adhesive or solvent. This can avoid allergies from some products to your skin and you can replace it in time. Apply a small amount on the inside of the wrist and cover it with a clear plastic wrap for 24 to 48 hours. If an allergic reaction occurs, immediately remove the adhesive or solvent and discard this solution.

Tie Your Hair Up- In order for you to see the lace seams clearly and to prevent the degreaser from touching your wig hair, tie your lace wig from the front of the lace or full lace wig, and then It is fixed on top of the head.

How To Remove The Lace front Wig properly?

After all the preparation was done, we can begin to take off the lace wig. Follow the steps below and you will not feel the pain during the procedure:

Step1: Apply solvent to the wig

Use the cotton bud or small brush and rub along the front and back hairline. gently tug, rubbing more solvent at resistant areas. Keep doing this until you feel the grip of the wig lessening enough to pull free of the skin.

The wig won't simply slide off with a pull after a solvent is used. Rather, you may have to carefully tug at small sections of the wig to get it to come up. This step is very important. Take care when tugging, as you don't want to tear the delicate lace. If you do damage it, don't worry, some lace wig sellers also offer lace wig repair services.

Step2: Takedown the wig

You definitely don't want to break your beloved lace front wig as you have spent a considerable amount of money on it, so just be careful when you try to get your wig down. If you pull the wig off once the glue is loosened, that could be a mistake. Replacing and repairing it could be expensive.

With painstaking care, use your fingers to grab one area and pull on it, again dotting the resistant spots with solvent until you feel the glue loosen its hold. Once you know for sure that the unit (and any plastered hair) is free, you may cautiously remove it from your head.

Step3:Clean your skin

There will be some glue left on your hairline and skin, you can use some olive to remove it. Olive is a kind of good product to make the glue less sticky, any brand is ok. This step may spend you much time to remove the glue, Once you have managed to get a large portion of the adhesive off, use soap and water to remove any excess.

You must remove all the glue and clean your skin thoroughly, wash it with warm water and apply some moisturizer. This step is very important if you use a lace front wig very often in daily life.

Step4: Clean the wig

Follow the step above to remove the glue left on the lace, then use a wide-tooth comb or a wig brush to untangle hair and try not to pull on the unit--you don't want it to shed. Allow it to air dry, but if you need to be able to wear it in a hurry, you can sit the lace front on a wig stand and set it under a hooded dryer until it is ready to be placed back on your head.

Put it on the model head bracket or pack it into a plastic bag, place it in the shade if you will not use it in a long time.


If you follow this guide to remove your lace front wig, you will take down it easily without feeling pain. Do you have other good ideas? Welcome to leave your valuable opinion by commenting below.